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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Transfer Guide JCCC AA to UCM BS Political Science

Johnson County Community College

The below courses are required for Political Science majors and can be fulfilled at JCCC as part of the AA degree requirements. If these courses are not taken at JCCC, they must be completed at UCM. The full list of JCCC AA degree requirements can be found in the JCCC catalog.

Students who transfer to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree are considered to have met all general education requirements at UCM, except for those specifically required by the major (see UCM General Education Requirements below, if applicable).

AA General Education Requirements: 30 Semester Hours

AA Elective Options: 30 Semester Hours

See JCCC catalog for elective options.

Minimum Total Hours Required for JCCC AA: 60 Semester Hours

UCM BS Political Science

The below list of courses represents the requirements a student will have left to complete after transferring to UCM with an Associate of Arts degree. Any courses listed above not taken at JCCC must be completed at UCM.

Select one of the following two courses: 3 Semester Hours

Six hours can be completed at JCCC using POLS 126 (POLS 2511) and POLS 132 (POLS 2520). Choose 3 more hours.


Students must take one class from each of the three (3) areas not chosen for their main area.

POLS 1244 POLS 4590 POLS 4591  and POLS 4592  do not fulfill this requirement.

Students must earn twelve (12) hours of upper-level (3000/4000) credit in their major and thirty (30) hours overall. Choose major electives accordingly.

Electives from One of the Following Areas: 6-9 Semester Hours

Free Choice Electives: 30-33 Semester Hours

Free choice elective hours may vary depending on transfer coursework and course selection at UCM. Hours must reach at least 120 overall with at least 30 at upper-level.

Upper-level courses have course numbers in the 3000’s or 4000’s. Courses taken at JCCC that transfer to UCM as upper-level courses do NOT count towards upper-level hours.

Minimum Total Hours Required for BS: 120 Semester Hours

This guide is based on the UCM 2021 Undergraduate Catalog and is subject to change. This guide is a recommendation only and your actual program may vary. Time to degree completion and course sequencing will depend on any credits transferred to UCM and on planned placement in math, reading, and writing. See the current UCM Undergraduate Catalog and JCCC Course Catalog for a complete listing of academic policies, curriculum, prerequisites, and course descriptions.